A Different Point of View....: Conservatives exploit Afghan deaths, but treat vets like 2nd class citizens

A travelling tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in Afghanistan will arrive in your province or territory during the next year or two. The memorial, featuring plaques of the 161 Canadians killed, will be welcomed by their families and friends, but some of us will react much differently. Former National Defense ...

Cowichan Conversations: Are you a Multi-Issue Extremist?

Here is another eye opener from Cowichan Conversations Contributor Kevin Logan. Who would have thought such behaviour was possible in Canada? Kevin Logan – Cowichan Conversations Contributor by Kevin Logan If you read this site regularly, and prescribe to the claims and advice of Rafe Mair, you probably are. Because the octogenarian Rafe Mair is British ...

In This Corner: The year in political bloopers.

Ah, politics. It has the potential to inspire, and an even greater potential to inspire derisive laughter or fits of rage. Here, for your reading and enraging enjoyment, are my choices for the top 10 political blunders of 2012, local edition. 1. Allan Hunsperger and the ‘lake of fire’ In the April provincial election, the ...

Progressive Proselytizing: Bev Oda’s luxurious, tax payer funded life

Bev Oda, the Minister of International Development, has done it again. In 2006 she was forced to return $2200 to taxpayers for a $5500 dollar limo bill. In 2008 she was accused of hiding a whopping $17,000 in limo expenses. Now she has had to return money to tax payers after she upgraded from a ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: News Hash April 10, 2012

Figured I should drop by and post some… stuff. You know, for the fun of it! Okay, let’s start today with the difference between climate and weather, trends and vagaries… How about the difference between people who put effort into thought and conservatives? No really. Here’s a link to a study by an esteemed publication ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: News Hash April 10, 2012

Figured I should drop by and post some… stuff. You know, for the fun of it! Okay, let’s start today with the difference between climate and weather, trends and vagaries… How about the difference between people who put effort into thought and conservatives? No really. Here’s a link to a study by an esteemed publication ...

NEW MEDIA AND POLITICS CANADA: News Hash April 10, 2012

Figured I should drop by and post some… stuff. You know, for the fun of it! Okay, let’s start today with the difference between climate and weather, trends and vagaries… How about the difference between people who put effort into thought and conservatives? No really. Here’s a link to a study by an esteemed publication ...